Thursday, January 24, 2013

Intergenerational Literacies: call for papers extended

The IFLA Literacy and Reading and Information Literacy Sections are seeking proposals for a joint programme to be held at the IFLA Conference in Singapore (17-23 August 2013, the session will be scheduled during the conference): Intergenerational Literacies: texto / techno. The closing date for proposals is now 24 February 2013. "Proposals chosen for presentation will be specific about how libraries and/or associations have tackled issues related to texto and techno literacies in their particular setting, thus developing intergenerational literacies, dialogue, digital inclusion and social cohesion. They should be grounded in theory, research, and/or practical applications. Because these projects will be presented in an informal, small group setting, speakers should plan some visual accompaniment such as a poster that can be set up on the table. Presenters may also want to bring brochures or flyers to hand out. People submitting successful proposals will be asked to write a brief paper summarizing their library programme or project for publication in the IFLA Proceedings. All chosen presenters will be listed in the official Conference programme."
For more information see the conference webpage at
Photo by Sheila Webber: One man and his dog, Sheffield, January 2013

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